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Opposition to the use of living animals for experimentation. See: vivisection.
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antivivisectionadjective Referring to animal rights activism, see there; opposed to the act or practice of performing experiments on living animals.
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antivivisection(ant″i-viv′ĭ-sek″shŏn) [ anti- + vivisection]
Opposition to vivisection or the use of live animals in experimentation.antivivisectionist (-viv″ĭ-sek′shŏn-ist)
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